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Should I be worried?
Sep 2, 2007

I recieved a positive/ unclear result in my Elisa test for HIV. The follow up Western Blot was completely negative. I had a low risk encounter 3 months previous. The whole thing shocked me badly. Should i still be worried? The western blot should cancel out any of the results of Elisa, right?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

I'm not exactly sure what a "positive/unclear" result means, but what I can tell you is that no matter what your ELISA showed, if your Western Blot was negative, your HIV test is considered "negative!" You can read more about this in the archives and on this site's related links.

Dr. Bob



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